Synonyms: ZTD, The Simple Productivity System
Zen To Done is a task management system, based on the Getting Things Done method. A distinctive feature of ZTD is to do things in a simple, stress-free way.
The goal of ZTD is to simplify your life and focus on the things that really matter to you and are important in the long term. In fact, Zen To Done is a set of habits that helps you effectively manage your time.
ZTD consists of 10 habits. But you don't need to implement them all at once. It is better to take one habit, focus on it, and practice it for 30 days. After that, you can move on to the next one. Habits can be implemented in any order.
Write down any ideas, tasks, or thoughts that come to mind. Use the most simple tools: notepad, stickers, notes in your phone, which will always be at hand. This way you won't forget anything.
Check the information once a day and make quick decisions. Delete it, delegate it, write it down, or do it if it takes 2 minutes or less.
Make a plan for the week and for the day. Every day, determine the top 3 MIT (Most Important Tasks) and complete them.
Do one task at a time, without being distracted by email, phone, and other tasks. Pomodoro Technique can help with this.
Simplify the management of your tasks. Use simple tools instead of new complex ones. Create simple lists and check them daily.
Put things in their proper places. Keep your incoming emails in one place. Keep your desktop clean.
Review your goals and system every week and month. Monitor your progress and plan your steps for the next week.
Reduce your list of tasks and goals to essentials. Make information flows easier and smaller, and remove those that aren't related to your goals. Do this daily.
Daily, weekly, and monthly habits and rituals will structure your daily life and make you more efficient.
Do something that brings you joy and motivation. Build a career out of it.